PRODUCTION CREW MEMBER 

 

Production Crew members maintain the quality of the crops, buildings, and grounds maintenance under the supervision of the Operations Manager at SAUK FARM LLC.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma strongly recommended but not necessary. Food Handlers Permit is required for processing activities. Employees will receive on the job training necessary to preform required tasks by the Operations Manager.

 

ABILITIES

  • Multilimb Coordination – the ability to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  • Manual Dexterity – The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your tow hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • Physical Stamina and Strength – The ability to exert your body over a long duration of time and the ability to exert a high physical intensity.

  • Rate Control – The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object.

 

SKILLS

  • Operation Monitoring – watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Operation and Control – controlling operations of equipment or systems.

  • Active Listening – giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Coordination – Adjust actions in relations to others’ actions.

DUTIES

  • General farm activities and maintenance

  • Plant trees and vines

  • Assist with trellis installation 

  • Maintain posts, wires, and bamboo

  • Prune and train trees and vines (Winter and Summer)

  • Desucker trees and vines 

  • Remove weeds and hoe vineyard

  • Fruit thin apple and grapes

  • Harvest and inspect crops by hand

  • Wash and pack fruit by hand

  • Assist in the processing of raw fruits into various value added products

  • Assist in co-processing of other farms products into value added products

  • Assist in and be able to run farmers market booth at times during the Summer

  • Equipment Maintenance

    • Clean and inspect equipment as instructed

    • Assist in the Operations Manager with equipment maintenance

  • Building Maintenance

    • Keep barns clean and clear of debris. Includes vacuuming and sweeping when instructed.

  • Cleaning and maintaining the Ag workshop 

    • Kitchen/bathroom cleaning log (weekly).

    • Ag workshop cleaning log (as necessary by visual inspection).

    • All processing logs depending on activities scheduled for the day as determined by the Operations Manager.

  • Follow SAUK FARM established policies as outlined in the Employee Manual, GMP, Food Safety Plan, and any other polices not listed here.

 

COMPENSATION

  • Full Time 40 hours per week. $15/hr+ depending on experience level and qualifications. Paid sick leave (1 hour accrued per 40 hours worked). Free and discounted produce and value-added products from the farm.